Thomas Nelsson was born in the USA in 1965. Precociously initiated into artistic activity by his mother, he obtained from her a profound sensibility in the use of organic materials as well as a more than common manual capacity. Immediatley after graduation in Architecture at Iowa State University, he embarked first in England at the University of Bath, where he specialised in landscape architecture, and then in Italy. Here he began to deepen other aspects of his cultural preparatiion working as designer, architecht and restorator. The artist lives and works in Venice and Milan Studies 1988 Interior Design degree at Iowa Stae University 1986 Indipendent studies about Eskimo Art, Alaska 1987/1988 Master in Landscape Architecture, Bath 1996 Master in Contemporary Art Restoration and Conservation, Venice Main professional experiences and collaborations 1991/2006 Freelance restorer, Venice 1999/2001 Tony Duquett Interior Design, West Hollywood 1992/1999 Kush Architects, Venice 1990/1992 Venice Design Art Gallery 1988/1992 Piero Mainardis De Campo Architect, Venice 1987 J.Jeffrey Hill Design, Seattle 1984/1987 Pyle Photographic Studio, Ames, Iowa Principal Personal Exhibitions 1988 Recent Works, Thomas Arden Gallery, Chicago 1991 Loving, Galleria Dau al Set, Barcelona 1994 Opere su Carta, Galleria Il Melograno, Roma 1995 Thomas Nelsson, Borgia Gallery, London 1996 Tradimenti, Art and Concept, M√ľnchen 1997 Opere Recenti, Galleria Dieda, Bassano 1997 Ancesters, Galleria APT, Grado 1998 After Love, Atelier Brandt, Venice 1999 Essence et sens, La Tour Rose, Lyon Principal group exhibitions 1985 Intaglio Prints, Brunner Gallery, Iowa 1986 New Aspirations, Chicago Art Center, Chicago 1987 Group Show, Blood Gallery, Bath